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Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

R|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
With the help of student assistant Boris (Vincent Spano) and stolen university equipment, Dr. Harry Wolper (Peter O'Toole) plans to clone his dead wife. But then he meets Meli (Mariel Hemingway), an egg donor for his experiment, and they fall in love. Faced with choosing between his deceased wife and Meli, Dr. Wolper sees his situation in a new light when Boris' own new love, Barbara (Virginia Madsen), falls into a coma. Meanwhile, another professor tries shutting down the cloning project.

Cast: Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway, Vincent Spano, Virginia Madsen, David Ogden Stiers, John Dehner

Director: Ivan Passer

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Universal/Universal Int

Keywords: Love interest, Hospital, Girlfriend, Doctor, Melodramatic, Forbidden love, Sacrifice, 1980s, Brooding, Creative, Quest, Office